United Way to Honor Chuck & Mary Goodfellow

Chuck and Mary Goodfellow to Receive Legacy of Service Award on June 13th from The United Way of Greater Union County.

Congratulations to long time First Presbyterian Church members and Cranford natives Chuck and Mary Goodfellow on being honored with the Legacy of Service Award on June13 at its Annual Celebration Event. The celebration will be held at the Gran Centurions in Clark. The Goodfellows have been supporters of the United Way for over 53 years. Their early support goes back to when Chuck was a child and assisted his dad with the Cranford United Way. Mary volunteered for many years with their young children in many organizations within Cranford. During retirement, both Chuck and Mary continue to support the Greater Union County United Way, “stating that it is the charity’s county-wide organizational model that they believe makes the organization effective in impacting children and families across Union County.” Jim Horne, President and CEO at the United Way of Greater Union County States “We are happy to present the Goodfellow’s with the Legacy of Service Award and thank them for their generous works in helping to strengthen our community.”
​Both Mary and Chuck have been involved in many activities at First Presbyterian Cranford and in the community. Mary taught in the Westfield and Cranford public schools, teaching her students and her own children , the importance of service, believing that helping those in need is the right thing to do and herself has volunteered with Mobile Meals, PTA Associations and the Junior League . She is also the founding Trustee of the Cranford Clay Courts Club. Mary has served as a Deacon at First Presbyterian and assisted in many church endeavors over the years. Chuck has served on session, trustees and currently serves on the investment committee, while also sharing his talents on the Cranford Historical Society, The Old First Historical Trust in Elizabeth, the Bonner foundation and the Delano foundation.
Mary and Chuck have three daughters, two of whom live in Cranford, one in Bernardsville and nine grandchildren.
Congratulations Chuck and Mary…We are all very proud of your accomplishments in Cranford, within our Congregation and through your unselfish efforts throughout Union County.​​
Tickets for the event may be purchase at or by contacting the United Way of Greater Union County at (908) 353-7171 – extension 138.